Outreach Events & Courses 

Engaging with Southeast Asia : Anxious Nation and Fundamentalist States of Mind

Asia Institute and the Melbourne Institute for Psychoanalysis Seminar Series

A series of interdisciplinary seminars will be held at the Asia Institute in conjunction with the Melbourne Institute for Psychoanalysis, drawing together political scientists, historians & psychoanalysts. 

Admission is free. Bookings are required. Seating is limited. 

For further information please contact Dr Richard Chauvel  richard.chauvel@unimelb.edu.au 

To register email :  asia-institute@unimelb.edu.au

Tuesday, 10th October, 2017

"Dark Times : The Road from Hurt, Hate and Disaffection to the 'promises' of radical fundamentalism"
Dr John Boots, Training Analyst and Past President Australian Psychoanalytical Society

Discussion Leader Dr Richard Chauvel, Honorary Fellow, Asia Institute.

Downloadable brochure available

Thursday, 19th October, 2017

"Australia Now : Still the Foreign Policy of a Settler-Colonial State"

Professor Richard Tanter, Senior Research Associate, Nautilus Institute for Security & Sustainability 

Honorary Professor School or Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne

Discussion leader Dr Peter Smith, Training Analyst with Australian Psychoanalytical Society

Downloadable brochure available

"An Open Gate.  Forms of Psychoanalytic Listening"
Saturday 14th October and Sunday 15th October

With visiting analyst Jeffrey Eaton and special guest author Helen Garner.
To be held at the RACV Melbourne, 501 Bourke Street, Melbourne.

For further information download a brochure or visit  www.psychoanalysis.asn.au
For any enquires please contact : apas@psychoanalysis.asn.au
Registration Form available now.

A discussion group
MIP are offering a 4 week discussion group.

To be held at Melbourne Institute for Psychoanalysis
9,16,23,30, November, 2017
Further enquires contact Course Co Ordinator Milena Mirabelli ph (03) 9388 2216  
Flyer available now.

The Melbourne Institute for Psychoanalysis is pleased to offer Models of the Mind Course 2017

An Introductory to Psychoanalytical Thinking.

Starting Thursday, 23rd March 2017

(1 year course)

A central objective of the course is to interest, engage and stimulate discussion amongst group participants and the seminar leaders.  A relatively unstructured informal discussion in a small group facilitates this.

Applications close Friday 24th February, 2017.

Downloadable brochure and application form AVAILABLE NOW..

13th International Sandor Ferenczi Conference


 Call for Papers


Florence, Italy, May 3-6, 2018

The themes of the conference, Introjection and Transmission; Trauma, Fragmentation and Narrative; Innovations in the Clinical Encounter: Elasticity, Relaxation, Mutuality, are indicative of the breath of Ferenczi’s creative psychoanalytic thinking and research. On these broad themes, contributors and audience are invited to add their own creative narratives based on collegial discourse with colleagues in a Ferenczian Psychoanalytic Renaissance. Official languages: English, Italian, and Spanish.

Submission deadline: Sept. 30, 2017.

Secretary: giorgiaisfn@gmail.com

For further information please visit the links below :

Call for Papers in English

Call for papers in Italian

Call for papers in Spanish